The Circle (Paperback)Dave Eggers (author)
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Told with Eggers’s customary wit and caustic observation, The Circle revolves around an omniscient internet organisation and the employee who finds herself enmeshed in a world of corruption, duplicity and dangerous global power games.
Now a major motion picture starring Tom Hanks, Emma Watson and John Boyega.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 409 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 28 mm
A stunning work of terrifying plausability ... a worthy and entertaining read * Publisher's Weekly *
Eggers has set his style and pace to technothriller: the writing is brisk, spare and efficient ... it works * Time *
Prescient, important and enjoyable ... a deft modern synthesis of Swiftian wit with Orwellian prognostication' * Guardian *
The Circle is 'Brave New World' for our brave new world ... fast, witty and troubling * Washington Post *
An elegantly told, compulsively readable parable for the 21st Century * Vanity Fair *
A gripping and highly unsettling read * Sunday Times *
Unputdownable * Times *
Eggers's writing is so fluent, his ventriloquism of tech-world dialect so light, his denouement so enjoyably inevitable * Observer *
Tremendous novel ... inventive, big hearted and very funny. Prepare to be addicted * Daily Mail *
Compelling and deeply contemporary * L.A Times *
Eggers brilliantly depicts the Internet binges, torrents of information and endless loops of feedback that increasingly characterize modern life * Booklist *
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